Conference Organising Committee (COC)


  • M. S. Negi, Additional Director General (Wildlife), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India


  • V. B. Mathur, Director of Wildlife Institute of India
  • R. S. de Groot, Chair of Ecosystem Services Partnership 

In collaboration with Y. K. Sin, Chair of Governing Board of ESP Asia RO

Local Organising Committee (LOC)

LOC is comprised of following organisations:

  • Director General, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
  • Director, Forest Research Institute
  • Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief Wildlife Warden, Government of Uttarakhand
  • Lokesh Ohri, Convenor, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, Uttarakhand Chapter
  • Country Representitive, IUCN India

With support of the ESP Asia Regional Office

Scientific Program Committee (SPC)

SPC is comprised of following members:

  • Asha Rajvanshi (WII, India)
  • Beria Leimona (ICRAF-CGIAR, Indonesia)
  • Delia Catacutan (ICRAF, Vietnam)
  • Diem Hong Thi Tran (IPBES CB TSU, Norway)
  • Feng Li (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
  • Hilly Ann Roa-Quiaoit (Samdhana Institute, Philippines)
  • L. Roman Carrasco Torrecilla (National University of Singapore)
  • Luke Brander (University of Hong Kong)
  • Madhav Karki (IPBES-Asia Pacific Assessment, Nepal)
  • Muhammad Mushahid Anwar (University of Gujrat, Pakistan)
  • Osamu Saito (United Nations University, Japan)
  • Rudolf de Groot (Wageningen University, Netherlands)
  • SoEun Ahn (Korea Environment Institute)

 * Alphabetical order


International Advisory Committee(IAC)

IAC is comprised of following members:

  • Ingunn Storrø (IPBES CB TSU, Norway)
  • Lew Young (EAAFP)
  • Noriko Moriwake (IPBES-TSU-AP)
  • Robert Costanza (Australian National University)
  • Simone Quatrini (UNCCD)
  • Tae Hoon Moon (Chung-ang University, ROK)
  • Yunkwan Sin (ESP-Asia RO)

 * Alphabetical order


* With support from ESP HQ and RO Secretariat

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